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  1. Cornerback Pierre Desir on Bears' radar

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Chicago Bears' search to find a tall cornerback to eventually replace veteran Charles Tillman led the team's Director of College Scouting Marty Barrett to attend the private Pro Day last month of Lindenwood's Pierre Desir, according to a source p...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. LS Mannelly undecided about future

    Jeff Dickerson

    DES PLAINES, Ill. -- If Bears free-agent long snapper Patrick Mannelly does not return to Chicago for a franchise record 17th season, the team's all-time leader in games played (245) would probably lean toward retirement. That's the scenario Mann...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  3. Bears free agency: good and bad

    Jeff Dickerson

    Good Tim Jennings Position: Cornerback Contract: Third contract with Bears -- four years, $22.4 million Years of service with Bears: 2010-present Recap: The Bears viewed Jennings as a placeholder when they initially signed him to a two-year de...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  4. Tillman's deal maxes out at $3.25M

    Jeff Dickerson

    Cornerback Charles Tillman's new one-year deal with the Chicago Bears is worth a maximum of $3.25 million, according to NFLPA records posted Tuesday morning. Tillman is scheduled to earn a base salary of $2.25 million in 2014, with $250,000 of t...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  5. Tillman's return surprises Briggs

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Veteran cornerback Charles Tillman's decision to return to the Chicago Bears on a one-year deal even surprised his closest friend on the team. Seven-time Pro Bowl weakside linebacker Lance Briggs told ESPN 1000's "Carmen and Jurko Show...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  6. Charles Tillman, Chicago Bears reach one-year deal

    Jeff Dickerson

    Cornerback Charles Tillman is returning to Chicago, agreeing to a one-year deal with the Bears.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2014
  7. Emery calls Tillman 'ongoing process'

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery offered no update on the team's chances of re-signing veteran cornerback Charles Tillman when he spoke with the Chicago media on a conference call on Thursday. "No different than yesterday," Emery said. "I...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  8. Patrick Mannelly wins Ed Block Award

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears veteran long-snapper Patrick Mannelly has been voted the 2013 Ed Block Courage Award winner. Mannelly will be presented with the award on April 8, at a luncheon held at Maryville Academy in Des Plaines. The Ed Block Courage Award ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  9. Melton drops weight, Bears want him back

    Jeff Dickerson

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Pro Bowl defensive tackle Henry Melton's recovery from a torn left anterior cruciate ligament has progressed to the point where Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said on Thursday the club's preference is to re-sign Melto...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  10. Bears sign CB Derricus Purdy

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Chicago Bears signed former Texas Southern cornerback Derricus Purdy, according to the NFL transaction wire. Texas Southern's official website lists Purdy as having 34 tackles, one interception and four pass breakups for the Tigers in 2012. ...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  11. Tillman gave away Super Bowl tickets

    Jeff Dickerson

    Hours after winning the 2013 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, Chicago Bears free-agent cornerback Charles Tillman took to Twitter on Sunday morning to inform his 107,000 followers that he had a pair of tickets to give away for Super Bowl XLVI...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  12. Bears position outlook: Cornerback

    Jeff Dickerson

    Free agents: Charles Tillman, Zack Bowman, Sherrick McManis and Kelvin Hayden. The good: Tim Jennings earned a return trip to the Pro Bowl and a new four-year, $22.4 million contract after he led the defense with four interceptions and 12 pass bre...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  13. Mel Tucker's status with Bears up in the air

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman offered no definitive statement on the future of embattled defensive coordinator Mel Tucker, but Trestman praised the way Tucker handled the injury-riddled defense on multiple occasions durin...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  14. Year in review: Best and worst of 2013

    Jeff Dickerson

    This was a year of transition for the Chicago Bears. The firing of former head coach Lovie Smith, who led the Bears to three division titles in nine years, signaled a changing of the guard philosophically at Halas Hall. No longer was defense king...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  15. Hester, Peppers unsure of futures

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Three-time Pro Bowl return man Devin Hester wants clarity on his future with the Chicago Bears. Hester, who is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent after earning $2,107,523 in the final year of his contract, hopes to hear in the ...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  16. Mailbag: Tillman's future a big question

    Jeff Dickerson

    Here is this week's mailbag: 1. Huge Bears fan! We are upset that Charles Tillman is out for the year. Please tell me the Bears are bringing Peanut back next year. I have the Peanut Punch t-shirt and everything! -- Maria C., Mundelein, Ill. Dic...

    Blog | December 20, 2013